A 21-year-old Turkish woman suffered a tragic death after she slipped and fell from a height of 164 feet while trying to take a perfect selfie with the bridge from the popular James Bond film "Skyfall" in the background.

Hatice Nur Karabulut, 21, reportedly climbed up a steep cliff to a height of 164 feet, accompanied by her cousin Majilum Sozeri, 26, to take magnificent photos with the century-old Varda Viaduct, the bridge featured in an iconic fight scene in the James Bond film "Skyfall."

As the cousins stood on a boulder and started capturing selfies, however, Karabulut took a wrong step while trying to get the perfect selfie, lost her balance, and fell straight down 164 feet from the cliff. The incident reportedly happened in the Turkish province of Adana at around 5.30 p.m on Monday, Oct. 11, the Sun reported.

The deceased had visited the attraction her cousin, Sozeri, who was visiting from Spain, to see the famed 007 location for themselves. The century-old Varda Viaduct is a fan-favorite destination for being highlighted in the opening chase scene of the 2012 James Bond movie "Skyfall" starring Daniel Craig.

After Karabulut lost her footing, Sozeri reportedly tried to grab hold of her. However, the duo ended up plunging 164ft, about 50 meters, down from the cliff into the void. Emergency services responded to the scene and workers used a crane to rescue and bring the cousins back up. Unfortunately, Karabulut was pronounced dead at the scene while her cousin was rushed to a hospital for immediate treatment, Daily Star reported.

Karabulut recently started a new job as a chef in a local restaurant. She leaves behind two grieving parents and a 14-year-old sister. Meanwhile, Sozeri's injuries were reported to be non-life-threatening.

Over the past decade, numerous tragic deaths have been reported because people risked their lives for a perfect picture. People have fallen off cliffs, have been electrocuted, and have drowned in search of the perfect photo opportunity. Overall, there have reportedly been more than 330 selfie-related casualties across the globe.

Out of the countries having the most selfie deaths and injuries, India tops the list with 176 deaths. The United States comes second on the list with 26 deaths, while Russia has recorded 19 deaths.

A 21-year-old Turkish woman reportedly died after she slipped and fell from a height of 164 feet while trying to take a perfect selfie with the bridge from the James Bond film "Skyfall" in the background. This is a representational image. Pixabay

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